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10 Minute Zesty Salsa

The view from our mountain home includes Pike's Peak, so we frequently dine on our wraparound porch in good weather. During family get-togethers, we often savor this salsa with chips while we feast on the natural beauty all around us.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chiles, undrained
  • 1 tablespoon seeded chopped jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Dash salt
  • Dash pepper
  • Tortilla chips

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the tomatoes, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Refrigerate until serving. Serve with tortilla chips.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1/4 cup: 29 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 214mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.

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